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UK – Astra Games inks distribution agreement with E-Systems for Ainsworth in Europe

Astra Games, part of Novomatic UK, has signed a new distribution agreement with German-based casino equipment distributor E-Systems GmbH for the provision of Ainsworth Gaming Technology products in several European markets. The deal reaffirms the long-standing partnership between E-Systems and Ainsworth UK following the restructuring of the Ainsworth business in Europe. Under the newly extended…

UK – Profit up by £19m at Astra Gaming

The Astra Gaming Group (the wholly owned UK subsidiary of Austrian Gaming Industries GmbH, (AGI) part of the Novomatic Group) has published its financial results for the year to December 2013. The combined figures, which show a gross profit of £44m against total revenue of £87m, include operating profit of £1.8m. Profit before tax for…

UK – Astra Gaming takes majority share of Noble

The Astra Gaming Group has acquired the majority of the Noble Organisation arcade business for an undisclosed sum. Astra, the wholly owned UK subsidiary of Austrian Gaming Industries, part of the Novomatic Group, will take ownership of 81 adult gaming centres (AGC) and one family entertainment centre (FEC) along with 48 Kwik Tan venues and…

UK – Gamestec joins campaign for lower VAT

Gamestec, part of the Astra Gaming Group, the wholly owned UK subsidiary of Austrian Gaming Industries GmbH, part of the Novomatic Group, and the largest gaming and amusement machine operator in the UK, has joined VAT Club Jacques Borel in its campaign to reduce the level of VAT in the hospitality sector to five per…

UK – Astra completes Mecca launch of Party Slots

Astra Games, working in conjunction with Mecca, has recently initiated one of the most extensively supported roll-outs ever of a new machine launch into the bingo sector with the high-profile launch of its Party Slots. Mecca’s Acocks Green club was the chosen venue for the unveiling, with unprecedented levels of point-of-sale and promotional activity brought…

UK – Murphy confirmed as Astra Communications Manager

Astra Gaming Group has now officially confirmed the appointment of coin-op industry stalwart Chris Murphy as Media and Communications Manager, a newly created group role and takes place with immediate effect. Mr. Murphy joins the Group after more than two decades working as the Editor of Coinslot International, part of the GB Media organisation. He…

UK – Astra lands Deal or No Deal

Astra Group, which comprises some of the leading companies in UK gaming, including Bell-Fruit Games, has made a major investment in the sector, securing a two year exclusive agreement to use the hugely successful Deal or No Deal licence across all of its analogue gaming products. The agreement, which was signed with Endemol Games, owners…